Inflammation or pressure on a nerve root exiting the spine may cause neck or low back pain. It may also cause pain to radiate into the shoulder and arm, or into the leg and foot. Nerve compression in your neck or arm may also cause symptoms in areas such as your elbow, hand, wrist, and fingers.
A number of conditions may lead to a pinched nerve or nerves. Some of these may include:
Conservative treatment of a pinched nerve may consist of: